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Policy Issues and Legal Topics Affecting Multifamily Housing

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On Thursday, October 9, the Governor announced he is extending the state's eviction moratorium to December 31.

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The Governor has issued updated guidance on the use of private, limited use pools that are regulated under the Washington Administrative Code...

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Rental assistance funds for residents and housing providers impacted by COVID-19 are being made available as part of local CARES Act relief funding....

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When COVID-19 hit Washington, many of HNN’s residents, who are often low-income households, faced job loss or a sudden reduction in income.

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The city of Auburn unanimously passed a new rental housing code on Tuesday September 8, 2020. The new laws apply to all residential multifamily...

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Guidance on CDC Order Temporarily Halting Certain Evictions Yesterday, the President’s Administration, via an Agency Order filed by the U.S....

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What we don’t need are policies that slash housing creation and living-wage jobs at a time when Washingtonians need it the most.

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Rental assistance is now available and accessible in some counties. In order to qualify for the Department of Commerce's Eviction Rent Assistance...

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Living Access Support Alliance (LASA) is now accepting applications for the Lakewood COVID-19 Rent Assistance program.

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This week Governor Inslee updated Guidance related to the use of indoor fitness centers including gyms, fitness studios, and multi-use indoor...

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The state of Washington has allocated $100 million of CARES Act General Relief Funds to rental assistance and the Department of Commerce has set...

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A sweeping package of restrictive new housing laws is sailing through the Auburn City Council that will add to the mounting challenges housing...

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